Back in January, we reported that recurring Crossfade character Black Bobby was going to take a break from hip-hop. Yeah, we didn't think that would last either. Cutting an MC from a mic is like, well, cutting the average human being off from oxygen. Luckily, you can find much better similes ... More >>
Photo by Derick GOver the past year since releasing his strip club friendly "Peek-A-Boo" in 2009, Jigg has been working on his High Grade project, which is rumored to be a mixtape, then later confirmed to be an album packed with original material. The Liberty City native has received a great resp ... More >>
HarmonixIt's been a while since I'd heard from reclusive producer/instrumentalist Harmonix. Yup, last time his work graced my stereo was way back in 2008 when he dropped the space-jazz, crunk-flavored and New Wave savvy Instrumentals, Volume 1. And this track here has a funny story, seems like he ... More >>
Pusha T of the Clipse playing to the crowd at Sneaker Pimps in Miami on Saturday.Sneaker PimpsLive Performances by the Cool Kids and ClipseSaturday, May 30, 2009The Moore Building, MiamiBetter than: A backpack full of factory-fresh, limited edition kicks.Outside the Moore Building, footwear fetishis ... More >>
Wish You Were There is a new column on Crossfade highlighting pictures and videos from around the web of the weekend's biggest shows. One of the most anticipated gigs in town this past Saturday was the kick-off of bass god Les Claypool's national outing with Matisyahu. The weather at the Pompano Bea ... More >>
Never sleep in Miami. Never rest. This Saturday night, May 30, Sneaker Pimps is coming to South Florida again and this time with a live blast from Clipse as well as Cool Kids. I am not a huge fan of CKs but Clipse is extra special good. If you haven't had a chance, you can download a mix ... More >>
Yesterday at Culture Kings, Chester French played a free acoustic set for a crowd of cool kids and industry types. Chris O, owner of the high end clothes, sneaker shop, and artist collective said "The label contacted us and set it up." Ed Agudello, the Digital Account Director South East for Univer ... More >>
The Rock the Bells tour brings a dream cast of hip-hop heroes, just for one day
Comeback kids, rhymin' Limeys, and songs about partying defined Hip-Hop Nation in 2006
M.I.A. is blowing up in New York, but will she go pop?
Look Mom ... No Hands (Chocolate Industries)
Diwali lives on, but new riddims for the New Year will put ants and more in your pants
So many bartenders, so much time
TOK is no barbershop quartet
Sean Paul don't mind as long as hip-hop pay respect to dancehall
Lord Willin' "Star Trak/Arista"